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What's Bubbling at Villiera this Summer

What's Bubbling at Villiera this Summer

This year we all had to make adjustments and adapt to rather unusual conditions. We shared our wines with you at home via virtual tastings and webinars, and became proficient users of all manner of technology as we relied on digital tools to stay connected.
30 Best Vegan-friendly Wines From Around The World

30 Best Vegan-friendly Wines From Around The World

It’s World Vegan Month, and with the ever-increasing take-up of veganism, more and more wine drinkers want confirmation that their bottle is as vegan-friendly as their plant-based cheese or tofu-burger. Fortunately, take a look at the wine aisles of almost any major wine or grocery retailer, and the chances are they’ll be able to pinpoint whether a wine is vegan or not. But what does this really m
The Best Merlots From Around The World

The Best Merlots From Around The World

Merlot's spiritual home is in France, specifically Bordeaux and it remains the most widely planted variety in the region. It produces soft, plummy red wines which are blended with the herbaceous and higher tannin Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes to produce some of the country's - and indeed world's - finest wines - notably, Château Pétrus and Le Pin.
Finalists Announced For The 2020 Diners Club Winemaker And Young Winemaker Of The Year Awards

Finalists Announced For The 2020 Diners Club Winemaker And Young Winemaker Of The Year Awards

The finalists for the 40th Diners Club Winemaker and 20th Young Winemaker of the Year awards have been announced. Five winemakers have been shortlisted to compete for the prestigious Winemaker of the Year award, while five will vie for the Young Winemaker of the Year title.
Villiera scoops the Michelangelo ACS Cap Classique TROPHY

Villiera scoops the Michelangelo ACS Cap Classique TROPHY

One of South Africa’s most awarded Cap Classique producers continues to excel by winning the African Cellar Suppliers Cap Classique Trophy for their prestige cuvee, Monro Brut 2014.
IWSC 96 Points for Villiera Tradition Brut NV

IWSC 96 Points for Villiera Tradition Brut NV

Now in its 35th year of production, Villiera Tradition Brut remains a gilded Cap Classique earning another accolade at the 2020 International Wine & Spirit Competition.
Institute of Cape Wine Masters Introduces Drinking Windows

Institute of Cape Wine Masters Introduces Drinking Windows

Six winemakers over six dates with six wines in their perfect drinking window presented by Cape Wine Masters.
A chronicle of the Villiera Bees.

A chronicle of the Villiera Bees.

The story of beekeeping on Villiera dates back to 1958 when the Grier family moved to Blue Ridge farm (6km down the road from Villiera). Prior to this the family had a poultry business in Constantia, but thought moving further from the suburbs would be a great idea.
Top 100 SA Wine podium slots for the flagship Villiera Monro Brut and Villiera Monro Merlot

Top 100 SA Wine podium slots for the flagship Villiera Monro Brut and Villiera Monro Merlot

The National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wine Results 2020 rate the Villiera Prestige Cuvée Monro Brut and Monro Merlot as Double Platinum winners earning them Top 100 SA Wine status.
National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wine Results 2020

National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wine Results 2020

Award Results For Top 100 / Double Platinum Winners. Information will be provided on Special Awards (Consistency, Grand Cru Best in Class as well as White & Red Wines of the Year) on Monday 20th, and on Double Gold Award winners on Friday 24th.
20 June is #DrinkChenin Day - Villiera Wines

20 June is #DrinkChenin Day - Villiera Wines

Since level 3 of lockdown we've been fervently delivering wine orders to customers and are delighted that quite a number of these orders included the Villiera Chenin Blanc and Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc.
Support our sommeliers - they’re still the best wine brand ambassadors

Support our sommeliers - they’re still the best wine brand ambassadors

Very few sommeliers have been able to work since lockdown began on 26th of March 2020. More than anyone, the wineries understand how deeply damaging this period has been for them. Sommeliers will still be the best ambassadors for the industry, however, when restaurants, wine farms and wine bars resume full operations.
Building a climate response in wine and vines: The role of technology and nature

Building a climate response in wine and vines: The role of technology and nature

Villiera Wines in Stellenbosch, South Africa, is a strong believer in sustainability and a member of the Porto Protocol.
Villiera: Pioneers in the wine-making industry

Villiera: Pioneers in the wine-making industry

Villiera is a family owned and run winery in the Stellenbosch, South Africa. They are a pioneering quality wine company committed to preserving the environment and have been unlocking the marvels of nature to produce distinctive wines and Cap Classique sparkling wines for over three decades.
What's Bubbling - Harvest 2020 at Villiera Wines

What's Bubbling - Harvest 2020 at Villiera Wines

The 2020 Harvest began early January, approximately 3 weeks earlier than in 1984, when we harvested our first Cap Classique. This indicates the massive effect that "Climate Change" has had on ripening.
Be Savvy - Get SAWi: The Grand Wine Collection

Be Savvy - Get SAWi: The Grand Wine Collection

The ‘Grand Wines Collection’ (GWC), a wine selection that highlights South Africa’s best selection of consistently top scoring wines, was recently released by SAWi. The GWC represents a class of wines never before identified as a group.
What's bubbling this summer at Villiera

What's bubbling this summer at Villiera

Our planet is suffering both climatically and politically. Concerned humans are certainly going to protest against the current direction our leaders are taking.
Taste 2019's Top 10 Chenins at Celebrate Chenin Fest!

Taste 2019's Top 10 Chenins at Celebrate Chenin Fest!

A rare opportunity to taste the 2019 Standard Bank Top 10 Challenge Chenin Blanc’s forms part of the experience at the first “Celebrate Chenin Festival” which takes place at Perdeberg Wines.
Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/20 Results

Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/20 Results

Year five brings fantastic winners. The ‘best value’ competitions launches a thrilling set of winning results: Putting consumers first!
A Good Chardonnay with Fish & Chips...celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald's favourite pairing

A Good Chardonnay with Fish & Chips...celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald's favourite pairing

Ask celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald about her favourite food and wine pairing and she’ll tell you it’s a Chardonnay paired with fish and chips.


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